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Books of my childhood (III) – New Yorker humour and a woman’s search for meaninglessness

I didn’t always know what I wanted to do, but I knew the kind of woman I wanted to be. -Diane von Furstenberg I too have always known what kind of woman I want to be. I want to be clever and … Continue reading

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The widest prairies

There was a period of time last summer when I used to carry Philip Larkin’s Collected Poems with me wherever I went. I usually travelled by tube and my journeys were just about long enough to contemplate one short poem and, … Continue reading

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